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Posted: June 12, 2009  : Add to Mixx! Subscribe to stories like this

Athletics: IBSA World Youth & Student Championships and Pan American Games

Friday, June 12, 2009

OTTAWA – Athletics Canada announced today the athletes that will represent Canada at the 2009 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Youth & Student Championships as well as the IBSA Pan American Games. These competitions will take place in conjunction with one another in Colorado Springs, USA July 15 to 20.

Head Coach Bruce Pirnie on the team; “Our IBSA Pan American Team is a terrific blend of veteran Paralympians and up and coming new stars. I look for Beijing Medalist Jason Dunkerley and newcomer Noella Klawitter to headline a strong team performance at the first major International competition.”

IBSA Pan American Games Team

Name

Classification

Event

Hometown

Personal Coach

Richard Carr

T11

100m, 200m, High Jump

Port Elgin, ON

Earl Farrell

Greg Dailey

Guide Runner for Jason Dunkerley

Toronto, ON

Independent

Jason Dunkerley

T11

1500m

Ottawa, ON

Ray Elrick

Jon Dunkerley

T11

100m, 200m, 400m

Ottawa, ON

Andrew Pagé

Noella Klawitter

T12

100m, 200m, 400m

Carleton Place, ON

Nathalie Côté

Courtney Knight

F13

Discus, Shot Put

Burnaby, BC

Don Steen

Stuart McGregor

T13

400m, 800m

Windsor, ON

Ray Elrick

Evan Porter

Guide Runner for Richard Carr

Port Elgin, ON

Earl Farrell

Dustin Walsh

T11

400m

Coquitlam, BC

Don Steen

Steve Walters

Guide Runner for Dustin Walsh

Surrey, BC

Don Steen

Sean Young

Guide Runner for Jon Dunkerley

Ennismore, ON

Ray Elrick / Andrew Pagé

IBSA World Youth and Student Championships Team

Name

Classification

Event

Hometown

Personal Coach

Courtney Johnson

T12 / F12

100m, 200m, Long Jump

Mississauga, ON

Bob Mannen

Brandon King

T12 / F12

200m, 400m, Long Jump

Brampton, ON

Bob Mannen

Team Staff

Position

Name

Hometown

Head Coach

Bruce Pirnie

Winnipeg, MB

Event Coach

Faye Blackwood

Toronto, ON

Apprentice Coach

Nathalie Côté

Ottawa, ON

For more information visit: www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=377


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